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Mobic vs. Naproxen for Arthritis

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Mobic

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/ 12,045 posts
Other Names: Meloxicam

Naproxen

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/ 39,292 posts
Other Names: Aleve   Naprosyn   Naproxen Sodium   Anaprox   Midol
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 12,045 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 39,292 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with analgesic and anti-pyretic effects. It is a derivative of oxicam, closely related to piroxicam, and falls in the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug group of NSAIDs. It was developed by Boeh... Read more on Wikipedia
Naproxen sodium (International Nonproprietary Name) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly used for the reduction of pain, fever, inflammation and stiffness caused by conditions such as:* osteoarthritis* kidney stones* rheumatoid arth... Read more on Wikipedia
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By 15years
July 21, 2014
15years wrote
mobic - how and when to stop
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April 21, 2014
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does meloxicam lower a mans sex drive
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April 13, 2014
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Mobic
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March 30, 2014
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Meloxicam helps with knee swelling/pain
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October 19, 2013
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By dave
October 17, 2013
dave wrote
Mobic vs Tramadol
Mobic is in the same class as ibuprophen, Aleve, etc. They are all NSAID (non steroid anti inflammatory drugs) and Tramadol is not a narcotic pain med but it does mimic some opiate pain meds and gives you pain relief similar to taking an opiate
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What patients are saying about Mobic + Naproxen + Arthritis

41 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
had been taking Mobic for a week, and of course immediately...
...unrelated to my arthritis, and my ...normally about 103/50). I had been taking Mobic for a week, and of course immediately stopped (it was ...only knows how much Naproxen, have caused longer...
antiinflammatory meds.. Mobic was the best I have tried.....
...maybe get some antiinflammatory meds.. Mobic was the best I have tried.. Naproxen sucks. If you can get...
reason. So they switched me to Mobic and that is working...
...of Naproxen) here in Aus. It came enteric coated and sustained release, so did it's job well. After ...I took it for some strange reason. So they switched me to Mobic a...
had taken it before with an elbow injury. I thought it help...
...PCP prescribed Mobic for my fibro.. I had taken it before with an elbow injury. I thought it help a lot with ...it for arthritis. She was taking naproxen but now is on the Mobic...
the pain. I'm currently taking Mobic but it doesnt do much....
...as having arthritis in my ...discomfort? I have arthritis in my hands and knees and I have tried just about every NSAID there is and it doesnt stop the pain. I'm currently taking Mobic but it...
started taking Mobic for what I believe to be arthritis and...
...started taking Mobic for what I believe to be arthritis and was taking naproxen without much success. Looking...
a difference as does taking it late. So far no side effects...
...mobic with my night meds. I think either way it does not quite last for 24 hours or at least 24 is as far as it goes. Missing a dose really makes a difference as does taking it late. So far no side...
for some time... Mobic...would highly recommend because it...
...GI effects which was a GODSEND....eventually it did wear off and my rheum won't increase the dose so i stopped taking it. It's a lot for me to say this because NSAIDs don't work for me...i've be...
they switched me to Mobic 15mg (also great). Mind you I...
...I was on Naprosyn 1000mg (the brand name for Naproxen) sustained release, enteric coated for something like 8 years. It was great. Then last year they switched me to Mobic 15mg (also great). Mind y...
doctor had me switch to Mobic from Naproxen and it wasn't...
...switch to Mobic from Naproxen and it wasn't any better. I tried Mobic for four weeks, and then went back to Naproxen,...
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